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Ecuador hit by a 6.7 magnitude earthquake on March 18

IN Ecuador On Saturday March 18, an earthquake of magnitude 6.7 was recorded. This is reported TASS with reference to the Europe-Mediterranean Seismological Center.

The epicenter of the disaster was located 17 kilometers southwest of the town of Naranjal, where 32,000 people live. The source was at a depth of 85 kilometers.

Information about victims and destructions at the moment. There was no tsunami threat.

February 6 in the Southeast Turkey earthquakes of magnitude 7.7 and 7.6 occurred. Their epicenter was the region of Kahramanmaras Province. The tremors have become a record for the country in the past 84 years. More than 40,000 people died as a result of the earthquakes and another 100,000 were injured.

Turkish authorities reportedthat the damage caused to the country’s economy by the February earthquakes amounted to 2 trillion lira, or 103.6 billion dollars (8 trillion rubles).

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